We Have the Peak Oil Myth – Now Peak Water Too?

15th  April 2015 By Makia Freeman Guest Writer for Wake Up World Peak water is the idea that, like peak oil, water is a limited  resource that we are running out of. Artificial scarcity is an age-old trick used by merchants to  suppress the supply of a resource or product in order to increase its ...Con...
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Permaculture – What Is It and Why Is It Important?

By Phillip J. Watt Guest Writer for Wake Up World Developed by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970’s, permaculture  has spread wildly throughout the world.  The term initially meant ‘permanent agriculture’, however it evolved to also represent ‘permanent culture’. Permaculture is th...
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Practical Tips for Raising Earth-Conscious Children

1st March 2015 By  Alex ‘Earthie Mama’ Du Toit Guest Writer for Wake Up World Children these days have many technological distractions that keep them busy and less connected with the environment. Whether it’s a video game, television program or computer screen, children are forgetting how to...
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